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Shrimp Egg Foo Young

Shrimp Egg Foo Young

I hope you all really enjoy egg recipes, because the girls have all started laying and we are awash in the lovely little orbs.  Going out to the nest boxes each morning is pretty thrilling, and while I am sure that thrill will pass we are sure having fun with it right now.   Check out […]

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Shrimp and Coconut Fritters

Shrimp and Coconut Fritters

This combines two of my personal food favorites: Gulf shrimp and fritters.  How can anyone resist a hand-held disc of fried food?  In most cases fritters are made with a flour-based batter, but for these I made a sort of shrimp mousseline with half of the shrimp, some unsweetened, shredded coconut, and some egg, and […]

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Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

One of my favorite restaurants does a version of this dish that I love, and I probably order it once a month.  They use smaller shrimp and leave the shells on, then fry them and top them with a sweet-and-hot pepper dice.  You eat them shell and all, and they are crispy, spicy, and delicious.  […]

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Simple Herbed Green Onion Dip

Simple Herbed Green Onion Dip

If you are attending a picnic or a barbecue to celebrate Independence Day, have I got an easy dip for you!  This is my absolute favorite summer dip, both because it is delicious and healthy, and because it uses up lots of green onions and fresh herbs.  It is great served with fresh vegetable dippers, […]

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Happy Year of the Rabbit!

Or, in Vietnam–Happy Year of the Cat!  Whichever animal you are celebrating, I find the occasion a fun time to experiment with luxury appetizers.  I am a cultural oddity in that I care about the Super Bowl about as much as I care about a new line of Thomas Kinkade figurines–which is to say, not […]

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Street Food Series: Mushroom and Lily Flower Bao

For my latest adaptation from the great little book Street Food, I decided to tackle Bao, or Baozi–those deliciously puffy little steamed buns filled with sweet or savory fillings.  Like a lot of traditional street foods, this is only “fast food” if you are the one eating the end product–it requires a few steps and […]

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